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Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
about privacy and safety loom large. >> the technology is ready now. the issue is that we have to figure out the safety issues. we have to deconflict air space, make sure things flying in the air space are safe. >> reporter: many government agencies have gotten the okay from the faa. firefighters at the rim fire for surveillance, and miami police use them to search for missing kids. >> the technology is real and the potential is real. so we'll spend the next few years working with the proper government agencies to make this -- turn this into a reality. >> reporter: while many are skeptical, many bet this won't be silence fiction for long. it may be years off, but no one disputes the technology would have been put to use today, cyber monday. amazon receives 300 orders each second of this day. >> janet shamlian at the amazon warehouse. they like to call it the fulfillment center outside of phoenix. thanks. >>> we have an update now on the healthcare.gov website. it is now working better and faster as the white house promised it would by now. they say they know it is still far from perfect.
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
with technology. >> paypal predicts in five years time we're going to eliminate the need to stand in lines completely. >> reporter: and do more shopping at your leisure. >> paypal says the number of items bought on mobile devices doubled this year. >>> when online deals are all over the web, the fbi and the justice department are warning consumers to be careful of fraud. use trusted websites and be leery of ones that provide one day only deals. keep an eye out for phishing e-mails as well. >>> a jury ruled the giants legend was criminally evasive during his testimony regarding the use of steroids. it has two years of probation and a lot of community service. he has not yet started serving that part of the sentence. >>> the rush is on for families to get their christmas trees. that's because there are fewer days between thanksgiving and christmas this year. this christmas tree has been in business for more than 50 years. three days of sales are enough to dictate how they'll do the rest of this month. >> gee, this is really going good. then you try to stock more and sales turn down. so we'll
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> the technology is ready now. we have to figure out the safety issues. we have to deconflict the air space and make sure the things that are flying are safe. >> reporter: many agencies have got the okay from the faa. firefighters for surveillance and miami police have used them to search for missing kids. >> the technology and potential is real. we will spend a year working with the government agencies to turn this into a reality. >> reporter: a tech giant's bet that scenes like this won't be science fiction for long. >>> the deadline to get health insurance has been pushed back to march. yesterday, the obama<Ñ9:y administration declared the system 90% functional but at peak times today the site couldn't handle the number of users. it is still possible to think you have seened up and not have coverage on january 1st. it stems from healthcare gove sending incomplete files to the insurance policies. >>> now a followup. the captain in charge when the costco busan crashed against the rocks will not get his license back. he served nearly a year in prison for polluting ocean waters. the spilled
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Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
electric car in a school outlet. >>> and teaming up for technology, mark zuckerberg and bill gates announce how to improve schools across the country. >>> welcome back, everybody. 4:45, the city council gave the thumbs up to the new mega office park project with one small addition. the board approved the project late last night but wanted to add a shuttle service when business reached 75% occupancy. the campus will spread over 55 acres. consisting of six eight story buildings. companies including microsoft, hewlett-packard and amazon lease space at a nearby office park. >>> new this morning, mark zuckerberg and the gates foundation will announce their participation in a new effort designed to bring updated technology to schools. zuckerberg's foundation called start up education and the gates foundation are major backers of education super highway. along with other foundations, the two groups raised $9 billion to support the company. the goal, update education. organizers say 70% of the schools have an equivalent of an old dial-up cable modem. >>> last month, he drove his nissan, he plugged
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Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
're chipping in to help a new company designed to bring an updated technology to schools. zuckerberg's foundation called start-up education and the gates foundation are the major backers of education super highway. along with other foundations, the two groups raise $9 million to support the company. education super highway's goal to update technology in every school nationwide. organizers say believe it or not 70% of the schools in the nation have the equivalent of the old dial-up modem. space x this morning says its satellite that it was hired to put into orbit is right where it should be. tuesday evening more time the falcon 9 rocket lifted off delivering a commercial satellite into orbit for the very first time. now, space x has already sent unmanned capsules to the space station. this was the first satellite into orbit. elan musk's mom tweeted out "cool" as the rocket lifted off. >> i'm sure she's very proud of her son. thanks so much. >>> santana will celebrate hanukkah with a festral of lights today. organizers with the jewish federation of silicon valley expects hundreds of pe
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
of the webby awards. it'll include talks on technology, invasion, new solutions to poverty and new expressions of art and music. the conference is sponsored by t.e.d. you probably know them for a series of talks. they address wide range of topics including science and culture. started in monterey in 1990 but grew so big. the main conference is now held in long beach. past presenters include the google founders along with president bill clinton. >>> now for a look at the markets. live at cnbc world headquarters. >> the dow closing down 94 points on tuesday. and after three straight days of losses, investors may get a break today, futures pointing to a higher open across the board this morning, european markets are also gaining. >>> the keyword today, cold. >> yes, and bundle up as you can see the temperatures around the bay area, 20s, 30s to near 40 closer to the water. but taking in the cold spot around the area. you can see out toward the sierra, zero this morning, san jose, 39 degrees right now. and parts of the south bay as you head south of san jose, temperatures at or close to freezing. a
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Dec 2, 2013 12:00am PST
into the elementary school. he wanted to help boost the school's technology fund. >> i think he's a future entrepreneur. it's incredible. >> rylan's parents promise they did not push him to do any of this. ben and mary says their toughest job is holding him back. >> this whole thing has been him pushing and pushing and pushing. >> rylan they say has been talking about opening a restaurant since he was 3. those who know him well are convinced this will only get bigger. uh be perhaps never be sweeter. >> his parents say after his first day of business, he wanted to open the restaurant every single day. they talked him out of that. and now it just opens on a semi regular basis. from a very small business to one a bit larger and growing. we're talking about richmond's rubicon bakery. once owned by a nonprofit, the bakery's mission was to help needy people get back on their feet by giving them job skills. well, the mission hasn't changed, but the nonprofit part sure has. and andrew is the reason. >> spend just a little time a coup of things will stand out. >> who knew making cinnamon broed brae
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Dec 2, 2013 12:30am PST
for the technology gadgets for any of these electronic, is cyber monday the big day? >> it depends. we're seeing sales span out across the two weeks. there's quite a few deals to go around. amazon are rolling out new deals just about every hour. you never know what will come until the hour before. you really have to be on top of things. if you're looking into something in particular you need to go to fat wallet or cnet because it will be hard to tell. >> i don't know you said the deals will keep coming. i did talk to a former retail ceo who admitted if you're there on christmas eve in their stores they know you will pay anything they ask on that day. don't expect any deals come that day. >> that late in the game, they may be out of certain products and toys even though it's cheaper to buy toys toward the end of the holiday season. the parents don't want to take that risk. they are looking for best prices and shopping around like there's no tomorrow. >> you probably need a little help. if you really want to find out where the best deals are, what are the best apps? how can you stay on top of that
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
-copters for about four years. >>> comcast is testing new technology to insert new ads into old episodes of tv shows that people are watching on demand it could help generate a little more ad revenue and we're all in favor of that. back to you and have a great day. >>> just ahead, an exciting weekend in football. we have your college and nfl football highlights. and a hockey takeover, next. >>> what a great weekend for football fans, let's start with sunday night's nfl game. the nfc east showdown between the redskins and giants. the redskins leads the game 14-0, but the giants made a quick comeback to tie it up 14-14 before the half. in the second half, the giants held off the redskins scoring ten points in the fourth quarter winning the game 24-17. >>> the eagles, they held off the cardinals. they're now second in the nfc east beating arizona 24-21. and in the vikings/bears game. vikings coderelle patterson has an unstoppable touchdown celebrates with an official high five. the vikings win in overtime, 23-20. >>> in their second meeting, the broncos pulled out a close win with the chiefs with kansa
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
but the train that derailed does not have that equipment or that technology. >>> it might feel like february where you are or it is about to. a winter storm is making its way east through the western half of the u.s. and is bringing bitter temperatures. in some cases, as much as 40 degrees below normal. parts of colorado are expecting up to 18 inches of snow by thursday, a whopping 30 inches of snow is reported at idaho's saddle mountain. right now, parts of at least ten states are under winter storm warnings, including the dakotas, where windchills of negative 40 degrees are expected by the weekend. forecasters say the storm is expected to spread as far south as texas by the weekend and then turn east. nbc meteorologist bill karins will have our full forecast in a few minutes. >>> in the meantime, though, $18 billion in the red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. and the implications of this largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history are far and wide. in his ruling tuesday, federal judge steven rhodes said, quote, this once city cannot pay its debts. it is insolven
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Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> the ntsb has pushed for technology fix, including videorecorders in train cab and positive automatic braking systems. over industry objections, it is set to be mandatory in two years. tonight the nypd and prosecutors are asking a difficult question. >> there is a collaborative effort to determine if in fact this rises to the level of criminality. >> reporter: whether falling asleep on the job is criminally negligent. >>> and we mentioned this at the top of the broadcast there's a massive rescue mission under way off the coast of florida to rescue dozens of stranded pilot whales. mark potter has a rate report from everglades national park. >> reporter: our journey to find the strapped whales began in the back country of the everglades national park where we sped through creeks and bays to get to the gulf of mexico. there in an area known as highland beach we came upon scientists and officials tending to a bunch of pilot whales. they were discovered tuesday afternoon by a fishing guide and scientists arrived to find 51 whales. >> some of those animals might stay with their ill pod mate
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
in 2004. why? well, due mainly to improvements in technology, high gas and auto prices and shifting attitudes. >>> on nbcnews.com, it's the great hexagon. storm pictures shine in saturn pictures. the orbiter capturing these amazing images of an unusual jet stream on saturn's north pole. any ideas? >> if i knew, i'd be rich. >> you also might be on that planet. >>> stories we're watching today, breaking overnieght, a suicide car bomber attacks yemen's defense ministry. the blast was followed by a fire fight with gunmen who tried to take over the complex. as many as 12 of them have been killed. >>> here at home, a massive mission. specialists are desperately trying to save dozens of beached whales in florida's everglades park. >>> "the washington post" reports the nsa is tracking the location of as many as 5 billion cell phones each day. this according to documents leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden. >>> and in case you missed it, it's official now. the holiday season with the rockefeller center christmas tree, bam. aglow right outside our building here. the 76-foot norway
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
ordered the company to stop selling those kids because it couldn't prove the technology was backed by science. they'll only offer information on your ancestry. >>> the owner of john's grill donated $20,000 to buy the devices. he said, he hopes it will save lives. the police chief thanked him at his restaurant this morning. he says the devices are an important edition to the patrol cars because police officers are the first on the scene in an emergency. and in cardiac arrest, every second counts. >>> delays at san jose international airport. that story is next. >>> if you think it's crazy around here, ice and snow are making travel impossible for parts of the south and midwest. several deaths have been reported most of those from crashes on the roads. more than 250,000 people are without power now. the marathon in dallas that was scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled. at least ten dallas flights two and from san jose international airport were cancelled. the same storm is now headed to the northeast. it does make it look not quite so cold around here. >> a few snow flurries alre
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
are watching a real sports game or video game. advances in technology play a big part but strides would not be possible without the help of the athletes. in advance of the nba 2 k launch a pair of warrior players assisted in the development making sure their styles were also showcased. >> i'm here in the 2 k sports place where i just cut myself on the game. ♪ >> this is my first time trying it all out. >> working on some moves. >> i'm excited to see where it goes. >> the fans always -- when you going to be out there? >> it will be the first time where a person who is on the bench will have his own signature. >> doing big things. >> so cool how that all comes together. taking on auburn. bo jackson on hand. james franklin from five yards out. a little tense on the sidelines. mason pushing his way across the goal line. 304 yards and four touchdowns for him. jackson knows that was huge and late in the game contest on the line. ryan smith will knock down franklin's pass. auburn, close one. >>> stanford update in tempe the cardinals playing against arizona state. they have a 28-14 lead abou
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Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
dual temp, the revolutionary temperature-balancing layer with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like, at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find it: a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. visit sleepnumber.com to find a sleep number store near you. >>> one of the bay area's busiest fire stations. it has another reputation, to many known as the cancer station. there is no direct connection. for more than a decade it is a name well known to san jose firefighters. now, we investigate holding the city accountable for a reputation that won't go away. >> there is no cure for my cancer. >> reporter: mike cunningham has multiple myeloma. >> what is the reputation? >
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
to the website andx spending money. we're seeing a huge surge in people ordering from their car  o technology helping people get a jump-start on completing their holiday shopping list from thenb comfo still in their pajamas. >> or less. >> right. >> or more, it's going to be cold. your fuzzy feety xdjammies. >> a nice, clearxj( start to th but we have some fog developing. i want to show you that, tht from san lpokbruno. we have some patchy fog at the bottom of the screen. meanwhile, you'll see most of the bayñr bridge. we're looking good there, but look at this.fá highs arepga going to be comfortable today. we're going to jump from the 40s to the 60s. basically, the only comfortable day all week.xdñ sweeps through ase1 we head throughout tonight. timing it between 5:00 approximately and 9:00 p.m., but this is really going to stir up some trouble for local agricultural interests. as we get into tuesday, temperatures drop off by 10 to 15 degrees for tomorrow and then wednesday, widespread a.m. frost. we'll make way to ac cold fá the way for most of the week and wednesday is not even the co
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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
. on this cyber monday, amazon announces its next big idea to get packages to your doorstep. could the technology be here sooner than you think? and is it a good idea? >>> and best play ever. reaction still pouring in to what people are calling the greatest end to a sporting event in history. >> an answered prayer. >> so was it? the great debate today, monday, 3 f2nds and all o3 f2 f23 f23 f2 33 f2 >>> 3 f2 >>> era un hombre amistoso,3 f22 3 f23 c13 f23 f2 3 f2 f3 f2 >>> 3 3 f23 f2 3 f2 f23 f2 f2 f2 33 f2 3 c1 train. >> we want to take a second to remember one of our own. jim lovell. an audio technician part of our nbc family and part of every concert we had on the plaza. he was on his way into rockefeller center to rehearse and prepare for the lighting of the christmas tree when the crash happened. man that always did his job with grace even under extreme pressure. he was working tirelessly with a smile on his face. in the words of his son finn, words can't express how much my father meant to me. rest easy, dad. i love you. and all of us here at nbc share those sentiments with the lovell family.
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
feet tall and loaded with technology. i'm scott budman. coming up, a very first look at the security guard of the future. >>> the man accused of killing another over a play sdags on sunday appeared in court for the first time today. he faces charges that could put him in prison for 75 years. nbc bay area's joe rosado jr. show us what prosecutors say they think ed will to the kill. >> the suspect faced his alleged killer for the first time. ronnie collins didn't enter a plea during a brief hearing in which he was described as a christmas time predator. >> if you think about what occurred there. it's the very antithesis of the season of giving. >> clark described how collins answered an ad for a play station 4 that his girlfriend and he most posted on insta gra. . they agreed to meet on bay view. >> they tried to get the young lady to walk from the walgreens by herself to the park. she declined. >> collins walked up to the car and pulled the gun on him. he offered to give him the play station. >> he indicated that here, have the play station, here have the play station, this isn't wort
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
retail stores. apple will use ibeacon technology which tracks customer movement in the store to offer information. if you walk by the iphone table you might get a message asking if you want to upgrade to the new model. the technology is opt in and will require customers to install the official apple store app on the idevices. >> having my friend scott mcgrew co-anchor with me. doesn't mean we're going to skip one of my favorites, gadget friday. >> i've got it here, a whistle. this goes on a dog collar. let me show you. i have video of my dog murphy. you can see it just behind his left ear. there it is on the collar. the idea, the fit bit, this is like a fit bit except for dogs. so on your iphone, you get to see what your dog has been up to. so for instance, the other day murphy had 54 minutes of exercise. you can see where he's jumped up and down on the grass there. on the right-hand side it shows 7 minutes of that was by himself and he had two walks of 25 minutes. >> how can you tell it was by himself? >> that's a good question. the answer is, it's hooked to your wi-fi, so when he d
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
foundation will announce their participation in a new company designed to bring updated technology to schools across the country. zuckerberg's foundation called start-up education and the gates foundation are the major backers of education superhighway. along with other foundations, the two groups raise $9 million to support the country. education superhighway's goal is to update technology in every school nationwide. 70% of schools have the equivalent of an old dial-up cable modem. >>> we're getting a clearer picture on the future of two planned develops next to the levi stadium. last night, they considered combining those two proposals into a single development. this includes the one by joe montana. the city manager says combining the projects will make sure everything looks similar. both would be built across from the stadium slated to open next summer. but the developments are still in the early stage of the approval process. >> we're going to work as fast as we can to meet certain time frames and objectives of the development -- developments overall. we'll make every effort to do somethi
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Dec 3, 2013 12:35am PST
for zero down at participating t- mobile stores now. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] delta touch2o technology for your kitchen and bathroom. precisely in tune with every touch. see what delta can do. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i'm honored to be joined by our first guest. he's a music legend, considered by many the greatest songwriter of all time. not to mention, a beatle. on october 15th, he released his latest album called "new" right here. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome, sir paul mccartney! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: paul mccartney! [ cheers and applause ] oh, my goodness. welcome, welcome back to the show. i missed having the accent already. >> yeah. >> jimmy: yeah. it really works for me. >> that's awful. >> jimmy: you kept making me laugh doing that the american voice, that's awesome. i wrote it, like, ten times. it took me an hour to make the sketch. congrats on the new record. "new." i love this. we'll be talking about this later on. you have been on tour since may, right? >> yeah, on and off. yeah. >> jimmy: it is a fantastic show if you guys haven't seen t
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Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
sleep number dual temp, the revolutionary temperature-balancing layer with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like, at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find it: a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. visit sleepnumber.com to find a sleep number store near you. >>> staley was walking gingerly with a brace on his knee. the good news, he wasn't using crutches. the bad news, the pro bowler will not take the field for this sunday's crucial matchup against the division leading seattle seahawks. he is expected to miss, though, a couple of games. >>> oakland a's are feeling a big hole many their bullpen with one of the most successful closers in the game. jama
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Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
the stores. the stores in the u.s. today, the technology uses the blue tooth to accepted messages about products and events and alerts that are tailored to where you are at the store. in order for it to work, you need ios 7 and permission to track your phone. weather is a big story of the day. getz go back to jeff ranieri. what are we looking at? >> a few showers and snow reports at very low elevations. los gatos with snow flurries and highway 17 as well. as we look at the radar, we will find the temperatures in the mid 40s. it's a low elevation and not cold enough to get widespread snow. what we are finding right now as that radar scans around, heavier pocks of rain and the south bay. let's take you into it. it is extremely dangerous. if you don't need to be out over the next couple of hours, stay at home. we have icy patchy that could develop. the areas of red and potentially a quarter inch of rain per hour. it's moving slowly and could see isolated flooding across 680 and 580. heavy rainfall in the east bay and the peninsula and across san jose. it has been intermittent, but the red
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Dec 4, 2013 2:05am PST
but in today's world of technology things have gotten a little harder. in the simpler days of yes, ma'am, pardon me have fall bin the wayside. >> take a look at parental guidance where billy crystal's grandson has fun with his grandfather's name. >> instead of calling me grandpa, why don't you call me artie. >> can i call you fartie? >> that was kind of cute. >> i didn't know which one they were going to use. i think that is kind of cute. >> here to help us navigate social etiquette in hard times, is the author of "if i have to tell you one more time." >> hi, ladies. >> the problem that we're talking about all the time. we're not having face-to-face directions. we're not existing in irl, in real life. we're constantly here. we're interacting this way and it's really impacting how polite we are often how kind we are. >> does that change the rules when it comes to in restaurants, out with your kids with all the devices? >> it's changed the way we operate. this is the first time that kids have grown up on devices. what that means they're spending so much time on texting and social media,
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Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
wants to go shopping with you. apple rolled out an app at stores in the u.s. the technology uses the bluetooth on your iphone to send messages about products and events. the alerts are tailored to where you are in the store. for it to work, you need ios 7 and apple needs permission to track you on your phone. >>> remembering the life of nelson mandela. still to come, the world mourns and reflects and we are looking deeper into the impact here in the bay area. >>> good morning to you. take a look at this. these are live pictures from south africa this morning where remembering nelson mandela is taking on a celebrating tone. we saw people singing and dancing together as they remember this world leader. it's been celebrated around the world for a couple days now. president obama and the first lady will pay their respects in south africa next week. george w. bush and bill clinton along with their wives, laura bush and former secretary of state hillary clinton will join them. >>> the stadium is where his body will lie and stay in pretoria and he will receive a memorial in his birth to
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Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
technology to win a second term and now he finds himself having technology trip him up and it seems to have surprised even him. >> we'll see what happens. this is the top 10. go to today.com and let us know who you think and on wednesday nancy and her team will reveal the person of the year 2013. >> i'll vote right now for pope francis. >> yeah. wow. okay. going right out there on a limb. >> why not. make the call. >> tamron, thank you very much. coming up, more on the winter storm and the power and travel problems being caused by it this morning. >> then on trending, a cheerleader that thinks she is messing up the routine and then gets a pretty heartwarming surprise. >> what new twists await fans of downton abbey. a look coming up. season four coming up. >>> all coming up after your local news and weather. hi! where did you come from? oh... sorry. welcome to petsmart! aren't you kris...? christmas shopping? uh... yes. i have a list of... good girls and boys? good treats and toys. okay... (announcer) at petsmart, we care as much about your pet's happiness as you do. that's why we offer a wi
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
flight. ♪ and harness our technology for new energy solutions. [ female announcer ] around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, to build a better tomorrow. that's why we're here. ♪ so ally bank has a that won't trap me in a rate. that's correct. cause i'm really nervous about getting trapped. why's that? uh, mark? go get help! i have my reasons. look, you don't have to feel trapped with our raise your rate cd. if our rate on this cd goes up, yours can too. oh that sounds nice. don't feel trapped with the ally raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. . >>> one prominent political so, with chevy's black friday sale, the price you see
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
of technology to speed up your shopping experience. >> and a reminder, with more savings come more scams. the fbi putting out a cyber monday warning today about scammers looking to take advantage of your online shopping. best advice, shop only on websites you know and trust and avoid e-mail offers. they're offer viruses in disguise. >> thanks, scott. >>> here's a little interesting tidbit about shopping. you're not going believe what black friday item flew off walmart shelves this year. towels. yes. towels and wash cloths were sold in packs of six for $1.79. that comes out to 29 creents a towel. walmart sold nearly 3 million towels. shoppers took to twitter to report people fighting over the towels. >>> more and more people are taking part in small business saturday. this is what it looked like in san francisco for shoppers. people spent $5.7 billion at small businesses across the country. national federation of independent business and american express survey says that's up from last year's number. all the buzz gave small businesses a strong start to the holiday shopping season. >> did
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
couldn't prove their technology was supported by science. so now the company has decided to continue selling the kits but says results will now be limited to ancestry-related information and raw uninterpreted genetic data. >>> i can interpret the weather outside. it is really cold. >> you're hired. >> it's cold inside and it's freezing outside. >> it really is. literally. getting close to the freezing mark. get this. parts of california with snow as low as 600 feet. we've got pictures. we're going to show that to you coming up and let you know how low it could go across the south bay tomorrow morning. >>> in two months he's going to take over one of the most ill lu lustriosu jobs on television. it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer who has bay area ties. tonight, raj mathai has "the interview" are jimmy. >> reporter: in two months he'll take over one of the most illustrious jobs in the history of television. jimmy fallon will replace jay leno on the "tonight show." it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer with bay area ties. tonight "the interview" with jimmy fallon. >> from s
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Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
combing through the old files and were assisted by a new inglewood detective steve siler. >> technology advances so quickly that in 2002 i said to tony vasley, hey, maybe there's fingernail scrapings, maybe there's something of that nature. >> in fact, there were fingernail scrapings in this case. there was also a drop of blood on marie's saab, but at the time of marie's murder, dna analysis was still in its infancy. those samples had never been tested. in 2004, detective siler called john lewin, a prosecutor with the l.a. da's office major crime division. lewin specializes in cold cases. >> they collected the fingernail scrapings and the blood and the detective had been unable to get the lab to test it, so when i first got on the case, i started trying to cash in favors with the crime lab to get it done. >> but a ten-year-old cold case was not a priority. three more years passed. before those samples were tested. finally in november, 2007, the fbi crime lab came through. >> what we got was the information that would break this case wide open. >>> coming up -- a bold move from the cold
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
on the industry to add flame arrester technology to these cans. and matt, one other thing we should remind everyone about is that mixing gasoline and fire is dangerous. you should never pour gasoline on a fire or use it to start a fire. >>> yeah. that goes without saying but i'm glad you said it anyway, lisa. thank you very much. >> seems like an easy fix. >> there's so many cans out there that will not have it. >> older cans. >> coming up on trending, do you live in the swearingest state in the union? >> hell no. >> hey, there's children watching. >> tamron's going to have those and she'll reveal the nominees right after this. ow! so you think santa will like these... red and green m&m's? i don't know! i never met the guy! whaaaaa! he does exist! they do exist! uhm... santa? it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley. nature at its most delicious. this is nature valley. but, soft...what light... ... through yonder window breaks ... it is the east ... and juliet is the sun good night
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
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. >> for manpeople, the language is opaic to them. so we need to push the technology and the language of twitter to the backgrou and bring the content forward. the media, t photos, the content that people are talking abt. >> he knows the power of twitter can disrupt and change t world and he's also aware but not overly conceed about the nastiness that oftenomes in 140 characters. >> as someone in the public eye, if i go on to my twitter and i look and i see a tweet that's really nice, man, it feels good. it feels great. but then i read and i scroll further and i see some really tough twee. have you gotte your arm around the question of why there tends to be so much negativity on twitter? >> i think that what you're seng a two sid of the same coin. the beauty of the platform is that the abity to have a pseudonym that you can tweet under has enabled political speech in countries where political speech is oppressed. >> and changed the world. >> and then of course tha allows some other people to hide behind it and say mean things to people. it's incumbent on us as t operators of the platform to make
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